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Bridgeport, California: Bucking Horse Weather Vane, Silver Oxen

A motel attracts some customer demographic with a weather vane horse and painted ox and wagon.

Redwood Motel

425 Main St., Bridgeport, CA
Redwood Motel. North of Mono Lake in unincorporated town in Mono County. Corner of Hwy. 395 and Twin Lakes Rd.
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Bucking Horse weather vane.

Bucking Horse Weather Vane, Silver Oxen

The bucking horse -- which spins with the wind -- and fiberglass oxen pulling an old wagon are outside the Redwood Motel at the corner of Hwy. 395 and Twin Lakes Rd.

[Joe Boulter, 09/08/2009]

Horse statues are so common -- we passed at least a dozen on a recent trip -- and mostly yawn-inducing, so we don't even slow down to note locations. The weather vane function makes this one more unusual, and the silver idol oxen helps...

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